Johnny Mean

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Modern Arnis: The Filipino Art of Stick Fighting by Remy Presas
2.0 out of 5 stars Okay for a beginner, March 19 2011
I was looking forward for some nuggets of wisdom from this book.

Unfortunately, it still follows and industrial era training model. Do this, then this, then this. Is actually not effective teaching for adults in this day and age.

I was hoping the content would be presented better, but it is just a reprint of the 1983 edition.

If you are a novice practicioner this might hold some value, but the presentation of material is very technique oriented.

The sinawali section is broken down well, but there is more a focus on demonstration of content than teaching a student to excel in any Modern Arnis Fundamentals.

This is really an intro to… Read more
I Will Teach You To Be Rich: No Guilt.  No Excuses&hellip by Ramit Sethi
2 of 2 people found the following review helpful
I was very skeptical initially. I found Ramit's style very challenging and almost arrogant. Definitely not PC. This has become quite entertaining for me now.
His specific focus each week is an awesome blueprint for success.
I am recommending this to all my friends.

It change my consciousness about my expenses and this even affected my fiancee' and she followed suit when seeing my success.

I dare to say in less than a month's time I personally have developed and implemented strategies to save over $2000.00 this year, and I already thought was living as lean as possible.
This will mean many thousands over the course of my life.

I will be… Read more

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